corner of the house
so sharp the cut
wind shrieks

—Helen Ruggieri

About the author: Helen Ruggieri lives in Olean, NY and has had publications recently in Mainichi Daily News (Japan) and Bottle Rocket.

Responses to the haiku for 18 December 2003 by Helen Ruggieri

    Marjo in San Francisco (marjosfo at earthlink dot net)
    2003-12-18 22:26:44

    A- frame ski cabin
    shard - like
    icicles dripping

    John Tiong ChungHoo (Bagiruang at yahoo dot com)
    2003-12-18 22:30:57

    Dear Helen, is that really so? nice haiku though.

    the edge of her
    new cut so sharp
    my eyes hurt

    Norman Darlington (tinywords at eirmode dot com)
    2003-12-19 04:31:02

    Love it Helen. Great combination of tactile and audio

    bob richardson (orgbob at webtv dot net)
    2003-12-19 20:39:19

    so silent the cut
    she smoothly removes her love

    surgical scalpel